The Resource The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter

The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter

Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Title
The monuments men
Title remainder
Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edsel, Robert M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.A7
LC item number
E23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Witter, Bret
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allied Forces
  • Allied Forces
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Art thefts
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art treasures in war
  • Cultural property
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
  • Kunstraub
  • Kunstraub
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
  • Art thefts
  • Art treasures in war
  • Confiscations
  • Cultural property
  • Destruction and pillage
  • Deutschland
  • Deutschland
  • Europe
  • Germany
Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The Mission -- Out of Germany -- Hitler's dream -- The call to arms -- A dull and empty world -- Leptis magna -- The first campaign -- Monte Cassino -- Monuments, fine arts, and archives -- The task -- II. Northern Europe -- Winning respect -- A meeting in the field -- Michaelangelo's Madonna -- The cathedral and the masterpiece -- Van Eyck's Mystic Lamb -- James Rorimer visits the Louvre -- Entering Germany -- A field trip -- Tapestry -- Christmas wishes -- The Madonna of La Gleize -- The train -- The Bulge -- Champagne -- III. Germany -- A German Jew in the U.S. Army -- Coming through the battle -- The new monuments man -- George Stout with his maps -- Art on the move -- Two turning points -- Hitler's Nero decree -- First army across the Rhine -- Treasure map -- Frustration -- Inside the mountain -- Lost -- A week to remember -- IV. The Void -- Salt -- Horror -- The Gauleiter -- The battered mine -- Last birthday -- Plans -- The noose -- Discoveries -- The noose tightens -- The race -- Final days -- The translator -- The sound of music -- End of the road -- V. The Aftermath -- Understanding Altaussee -- Evacuation -- The journey home -- Heroes of civilization
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781599951492
Lccn
2009012255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
99963199099
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317118312
  • (OCoLC)ocn317118312
Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The Mission -- Out of Germany -- Hitler's dream -- The call to arms -- A dull and empty world -- Leptis magna -- The first campaign -- Monte Cassino -- Monuments, fine arts, and archives -- The task -- II. Northern Europe -- Winning respect -- A meeting in the field -- Michaelangelo's Madonna -- The cathedral and the masterpiece -- Van Eyck's Mystic Lamb -- James Rorimer visits the Louvre -- Entering Germany -- A field trip -- Tapestry -- Christmas wishes -- The Madonna of La Gleize -- The train -- The Bulge -- Champagne -- III. Germany -- A German Jew in the U.S. Army -- Coming through the battle -- The new monuments man -- George Stout with his maps -- Art on the move -- Two turning points -- Hitler's Nero decree -- First army across the Rhine -- Treasure map -- Frustration -- Inside the mountain -- Lost -- A week to remember -- IV. The Void -- Salt -- Horror -- The Gauleiter -- The battered mine -- Last birthday -- Plans -- The noose -- Discoveries -- The noose tightens -- The race -- Final days -- The translator -- The sound of music -- End of the road -- V. The Aftermath -- Understanding Altaussee -- Evacuation -- The journey home -- Heroes of civilization
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781599951492
Lccn
2009012255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
99963199099
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317118312
  • (OCoLC)ocn317118312

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